HCM CITY (VNS) — The bodies of three children who had been missing were found yesterday morning on the banks of Dong Thap's River in Cao Lanh city in the southern province of Dong Thap.
Nguyen Thi Tuyet Nhung, 5, Le Thi Hong My, 5, and Le Van Thang, 7, had been playing near the river without adult supervision.
The parents said the children were not at home when they returned to their respective houses in District 3 in Cao Lanh City.
Local authorities and a rescue team searched overnight and found the bodies yesterday morning.
The two families received VND1 million (US$48) each in support from local authorities, along with VND2 million ($96) from local residents. — VNS